Signs of the Times, Missing

To the Editor, I write in reference to the repeated vandalization and/or removal of approximately 100 campaign signs for four Democratic candidates, Sandy Galef, Karen Smythe, Maureen Fleming, and Gary Link, from the roads of western Kent this past w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]

On Doherty’s Reign & How It Ended

Dear Editor, In reference to the letter published on Oct. 23 from Kathy Doherty, I feel obliged to respond to the claims cited for her terms as Supervisor of the Town of Kent. Kathy was voted out by a large margin of voters of all parties because (1)… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier […]

Where’s the Solidarity for the Kent Workers?

To the Editor, A recent photo depicting Kent Supervisor Maureen Fleming standing on the historic Putnam County Court House steps, holding a CSEA picket sign, was a slap in the face to the underpaid Town of Kent employees. I wish she stood in “solidar… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Odell Listens to All; Deserves Your Vote

To the Editor, A few months ago, I woke up to a startling discovery. My son, who is a veteran, was using heroin and was in crisis. Not knowing what to do, I called County Executive MaryEllen Odell at 6:50 a.m. She not only answered my call, but she … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam […]

Fair Deal Needed for Workers

To the Editor, In response to Maryellen Odell’s recent statements regarding her leadership, particularly taking credit for staying under the tax cap and reducing the county’s short and long term debt by $40 million, it is disheartening that she is us… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Sifting Through the Sands of Time

Side Lights

 Principal McLachlan of Jamaica Normal school said he did not know how Ernest Lickley stood here, but he was considered one of the best students ever graduated from the Jamaica College, and he is making a record for himself at Los Angeles. Geor… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Word of the Week

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Brewster Citgo Loses Tobacco License


A popular Southeast service station has lost its license to sell tobacco products after investigators from the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance discovered 21 cartons of contraband cigarettes during a recent inspection. Mohamed Aljahim, 36, of P… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

2,000 Flu Vaccinations Administered by Health Dept.


Photo by Eric Gross Public health nurse Jeanette Baldanza gives Joseph DeMarzo of Mahopac his vaccine at CFD headquarters.Dozens lined up at Carmel Fire Dept. headquarters last Monday to receive inoculations against the flu. Kathy Percacciolo of Garr… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

DeCicco Markets To Eliminate Plastic Bags


DeCicco Market in Southeast has announced it will eliminate single-use plastic bags within the next 30 days, elating Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra. Scuccimarra of Garrison chairs the Legislature’s Health, Education and Environmental Committee and fo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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